Discover the KUKA Robotics Experience in booth 1200 at imX in Las Vegas, NV September 12th – 14th 2011
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. & LAS VEGAS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 8, 2011 — KUKA Robotics will exhibit at imX September 12-14th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. imX—the interactive manufacturing eXperience (pronounced i-m-x) brings together the most powerful names in U.S. manufacturing for a ground breaking three-day event. By the industry, for the industry… imX departs from the traditional tradeshow model to deliver education and interaction like never before. KUKA Robotics will be there exhibiting in the OKUMA Experience Zone.
Lights-out solution for manufacturing a valve part, combining an OKUMA horizontal lathe, and vertical machining center and a KUKA KR30 L16-3 robot, this cell displays a fully integrated manufacturing solution including vision guidance and post process gauging. (Photo: Business Wire)
KUKA Robotics will host an in-booth interactive Solutions Experience, where attendees can view numerous robotic solutions for the Machine Tooling Industry in one place. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about KUKA Robotics Corporation, industries served and application solutions specifically tailored for the imX attendees’ manufacturing challenges.
KUKA Robotics is featured in the IMX Knowledge Bars. Knowledge Bars are a key component of imX – these sessions are designed for the meaningful exchange of information between buyers and sellers. Hosted by industry experts, these “Bartenders” are available to help you prepare for what comes next. Join James Cooper, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of KUKA Robotics as he hosts “Use of Robotics Can Improve Quality & Machine Utilization” on Tuesday 9/13 at 2pm and a repeat session on 9/14 at 2pm.
In the OKUMA booth #1308, KUKA Robotics will display a lights-out solution for manufacturing a valve part, integrated by KUKA Official System Partner Factory Automation Systems. Combining an OKUMA horizontal lathe, and vertical machining center and a KUKA KR30 L16-3 robot, this cell displays a fully integrated manufacturing solution including vision guidance and post process gauging.
About the KUKA Robot Group
KUKA Robotics Corporation along with KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg Germany (part of the KUKA Aktiengesellschaft group of worldwide companies), ranks among the world's leading suppliers of industrial robots and material handling vehicles. Core competencies include the development, production, and sale of industrial robots, controllers, software, linear units, and omniMove™ omni-directional motion platforms. KUKA robots are utilized in a diverse range of industries including the appliance, automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, logistics, food, pharmaceutical, medical, foundry and plastics industries as well as multiple applications including material handling, machine loading, assembly, packaging, palletizing, welding, bending, joining, and surface finishing. KUKA robots range from 5kg to 1300kg payloads, and 635mm to 3900mm reach, all controlled from a common PC based controller platform. KUKA is the market leader in Germany and Europe, and number three in the world. The KUKA Robot Group employs about 2,350 people worldwide. In 2010, sales totaled 435,7 million Euro. Twenty-five subsidiaries provide a presence in the major markets of Europe, the Americas and Asia. For more information contact KUKA Robotics at 866-873-5852 or visit their website at www.kukarobotics.com.
About Okuma America Corporation:
Okuma America Corporation is the US based affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in the development of computer numeric controls (CNC) and machining technology, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. Known for its technology leadership and world-class manufacturing, product quality and dedication to customer service, Okuma strives to be the machine tool solution provider to manufacturers worldwide. For more information, visit www.okuma.com
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